Posts tagged as 'South Korea'
L_Square House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung
At a glance, it seems the building exterior is all covered up with bricks but as you review deeply, the ground floor level opens up in L shape to communicate with the exterior space. This characteristic of the ground floor reflects the extroverted personality of the landlord. Meanwhile, the upper part of the house is formed as an L shape with a cantilevered bridge framing the courtyard. (text by Wise Architecture)
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Fortress Brick House by Wise Architecture, photo: Noh Kyoung
Houses in Sindang-dong, a neighbourhood in Seoul, Korea, are built right up against each other at the foot of Hanyang City Wall which straddles a very narrow, steep hill overlooking the neighbourhood and the city.
The ARC – River Culture Multimedia Theater Pavilion by Asymptote Architecture
The architecture of Asymptote’s River Culture Pavilion (ARC) in Daegu, South Korea is a powerful formal statement that combines nature, technology and space. The bold curved form of the ARC, perched on a peninsula that juts into a river surrounded by an awe inspiring natural environment, makes the building a strong focal point set against this panoramic landscape.
'SML LR' bookshelf by Luna Seo; photo by Stephanie Weigner
Luna Seo, a young South Korean designer currently completing her studies at Stockholm’s Konstfack, has recently completed this series of asymmetric, solid wood bookshelves called ‘SML LR’. The collection, which includes three, variously sized models that can be used either on their own or in combination with each other, will be presented next month at Ventura Lambrate during the Salone del Mobile 2012 in Milan. (more…)